Emily Ratajkowski has been welcomed into the Sports Illustrated family as of today. Let’s get to know her a little better by checking out our Top 10 facts on the sexy model.
Congrats to Emily Ratajkowski (@emrata), the newest member of SI Swimsuit's 2014 rookie class. http://t.co/D2AbcM5H1w pic.twitter.com/AdvXnGEsv6
— Andy Gray (@si_vault) February 4, 2014
1. Emily Ratajkowski Has Been Revealed as One of Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit Rookies
For the 50th Anniversary issue, Emily Ratajkowski has been name as one of the rookies for 2014. In honor of the big news, Ratajkowski posted the above photo on Instagram with this caption:
How’d you all recognize my bum so well? THE WORD IS OFFICIALLY OUT! So excited and honored to be a rookie in @SI_swimsuit 50th anniversary issue! Thank you @mj_day @ja_neyney @walteriooss Can’t wait for Feb 18 when the issue will hit stands!
2. Many Know Ratajkowski From Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” Music Video
Ratajkowski’s bare breasts caused an uproar when Robin Thicke’s uncensored “Blurred Lines” music video was released. YouTube banned the explicit version, but later reinstated it.
Another music video that Ratajkowski appeared in was Maroon 5’s “Love Somebody.”
3. She’s Been Photographed By Terry Richardson
When Ratajkowski had a photo shoot for GQ magazine, the famous Terry Richardson was her photographer. As you may remember, Richardson was the mastermind behind Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” video and photo shoot. Check out some video footage from Ratajowski’s GQ shoot below:
4. Westminster, London Is Her Hometown
According to Wikipedia, Ratajkowski was born in Westminster, London and her parents came from modest backgrounds. Her mother is a feminist woman who works as an English professor and writer, while her father is an art teacher. Though she was born overseas, Ratajkowski was raised in Encinitas, California.
5. Ford Models Signed Her at Age 14
Proof that there is a benevolent deity looking out for us: @EmRata now models bikinis. http://t.co/gF1Yt1W3QG pic.twitter.com/KY7ap14Ikc
— Esquire Magazine (@Esquiremag) December 19, 2013
At the young age of 14, the esteemed agency Ford Models signed on Ratajkowski. Here are some of her best modeling photos …
Emily Ratajkowski. Voted Esquire's Women of the Year of 2013 – http://t.co/7nGdWCmAIe pic.twitter.com/75VB73ZUUk
— Talkmen.com (@Talkmen_com) November 18, 2013
Thanks to @GQMagazine @Terry_World @markwby go pick up the November issue to see the rest pic.twitter.com/gjuD0hAjMg
— Emily Ratajkowski (@emrata) October 16, 2013
Emily Ratajkowski is the most perfect girl ever in my opinion pic.twitter.com/MpGHono17j
— lillian (@lilybeeston) September 14, 2013
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